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Chod : The Sacred Teachings on Severance (Hardcover) (Jamgon Kongtrul)

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From the legendary cofounder of Tibet's nineteenth-century nonsectarian movement, an encyclopedic survey of the practice of Chod, or severance, a tantric ritual based on the crucial Mahayana sutras to sever clinging to an ego and thereby achieve realization.     Jamgon Kongtrul Lordo Thaye was one of the most learned, prolific, and impactful scholars and meditation masters in the history of Buddhism. In this new series (consisting of more than eighteen volumes), The Treasury of Instructions, Kongtrul presents the eight practice lineages as they existed in Tibet, pulling together some of the most important texts on each topic, and introducing and annotating them, as well as authoring large parts of it. In this volume, the teachings of Chöd, or Severance, are covered. It includes the primary source texts, initiation information, and specific teachings.
Number of Pages: 646
Genre: Religion + Beliefs
Series Title: Treasury of Precious Instructions: Essential Teachings of the Eight Practice Lineages of Tibet
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Jamgon Kongtrul
Language: English
Street Date: November 29, 2016
TCIN: 51545143
UPC: 9781611803723
Item Number (DPCI): 248-23-6472
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